Saturday, December 29 2012, 6:39PM
“It's no more at risk of dying out than any other regional dialect.Why - because people speak that way and teach their kids to speak that way.Re: changes to social identity e.g. social orders/rankings, discrimination etc - Only because the accent makes those who speak it come across as ill-educated.”
Wednesday, January 02 2013, 4:42AM
Thursday, January 03 2013, 10:26AM
“I have yet to hear a Bristolian accent on any regional television news channel, mind you I hate to hear my accent in recordings I have heard.”
Friday, January 04 2013, 6:39AM
“I am a great believer in the use of the standardised received pronounced Oxford English accent which is easily comprehended. Otherwise we can all sound like Adge Cutler after a few jars of cider!”
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